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Cynthia Boettner

Shelburne Falls, MA, USA


Snow impression of Coopers hawk hitting a mourning dove.


Predatory birds

Coopers Hawk? Interaction With Mourning Dove

Mourning dove hit by what I suspect was a Cooper's hawk near feeder. A likely female (by size) immature (by eye color Cooper's hawk was seen by neighbor killing a rock pigeon a few days before 2 houses over. Hit occurred between 9:30 am and 10:45 am in daylight.

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